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Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits
Popeyes(r) Chicken & Biscuits Launches Search for 'Team Canada'
ATLANTA, Jan. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- After a record-breaking franchising year in 2002, Popeyes(r) Chicken & Biscuits, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFCE), is hoping to continue the momentum with a focus on Canada. Plans to recruit "Team Canada," an all-star group of experienced multi-unit restaurateurs, will be announced at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Conference in Whistler, Canada held Jan. 19 - 21. Popeyes plans to award exclusive territory development areas to franchisees throughout the country by the end of 2003.
Carlsberg: Share Option Program for 2003
VALBY, Denmark, Jan. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In an announcement to the Copenhagen Stock Exchange on December 20, 2000, share options were introduced in Carlsberg (Other OTC:CABHF) for the Executive Board and a number of managers. The program was established for a two-year period covering 2001 and 2002. It has now been decided to establish a new program for 2003.
Statskontoret Ranks Teleca Highest in Procurement Selection Process
MALMO, Sweden, Jan. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Teleca (Stockholm:TELCb) signed a general agreement with Statskontoret (Swedish Agency for Public Management) today regarding products and services for supplying information to the public sector. Teleca was ranked highest in the evaluation of the six companies chosen as complete suppliers. Statskontoret estimates the total value of the general agreement over a 2-year period to be SEK 300 M.
AvestaPolarit: New Appointments at Corporate Centre, Including Changes in Responsibilities
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) --Avesta Polarit: Katarina Lybeck has been appointed Executive Vice President -- Human Resources and Communications and member of the AvestaPolarit Executive Committee, reporting to AvestaPolarit CEO Ossi Virolainen as before. She will in this new position, which combines human resources and communications responsibilities, succeed Leif Helgman, Executive Vice President -- Human Resources. He has decided to leave AvestaPolarit as of February 8 and the new appointment will be effective from that same date. Katarina Lybeck (MSc. Econ, b. 1948) has, since the start of AvestaPolarit in January 2001 been Senior Vice President -- Corporate Communications. She has been working within the Outokumpu Group since 1969 and is based at AvestaPolarit's head office in Espoo, Finland.
Boss Media AB in Close Cooperation with SBM
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Boss Media (Other OTC:BMDIF) (Stockholm:BOSS) and the Societe des Bains de Mer, SBM, in Monte Carlo are in close cooperation in the process of developing and launching a system to be operated over the Internet from the principality of Monaco.
TietoEnator Delivers Payment Card Software to Yugoslavian Bank
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- TietoEnator (Other OTC:TTNTF) (Stockholm:TIEN) has signed an agreement with Jubanka a.d. Belgrade (Yugoslavia) on delivery of a software solution for payment card business. The agreement includes Visa and Mastercard issuing, point-of-sales terminal and ATM network management, and international clearing and settlement operations.
Neoware Leads the Way with the First Wireless Thin Client Tablet Managed by Enterprise-Class Remote Management Software
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading provider of award-winning software, services, and education, for the thin client appliance computing market, today announced the first wireless thin client tablet managed by enterprise-class remote management software, ezRemote Manager.
Scania Delisted from the New York Stock Exchange
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Jan. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The American Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has granted Scania's (Other OTC:SCVAY) application to withdraw its American Depositary Shares (ADR) from listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).